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Continuing with Abstraction

I did these soon after my life drawing in abstraction session, the first five are charcoal and the last one is watercolour   I’ve reverted back a bit to more representational drawing, this one has a lot of blind contour … Continue reading

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Contemporary Drawing – Scale

I return again to Margaret Davidson’s book Contemporary Drawing – Key Concepts and Techniques for my source of reference and inspiration. I have read or tried to read many other articles about contemporary drawing on the internet and delved through other books … Continue reading

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Jerwood Drawing Prize

I have been late in writing this months contemporary drawing blog and was planning to write about the Jerwood Drawing Prize. 60 works by 58 artists have been selected for this year’s exhibition which will be held 16th September – … Continue reading

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Contemporary Drawing Blog

This month I have been looking at drawings made by artists using text-based marks as described in Margaret Davidson’s book ‘Contemporary Drawing – Key Concepts and Techniques’. She explains that some artists work on pre-printed papers such as newspapers, sheet … Continue reading

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Contemporary Drawing Blog

Mark Making – Not everything we know in the world has a physical form and marks are the response of what we feel. Many concepts and feelings can only be expressed through marks, sounds, actions or gestures. An abstract mark can … Continue reading

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